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China condemns US lawmakers’ support for Hong Kong protests

HONG KONG (AP) – A spokesman for China’s ceremonial legislature condemned statements from U.S. lawmakers supportive of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, as more protests were planned Sunday following a day of dueling rallies that [...]

Hong Kong Protests: Another Weekend of Demonstrations Begins

HONG KONG — Another weekend of protests began in Hong Kong on Saturday, days after both the demonstrators and the police came under criticism for taking violence and mayhem to new levels. The events scheduled for the weekend, beginning [...]

Thai court acquits Red Shirts of terrorism for 2010 protests

BANGKOK (AP) – A court in Thailand on Wednesday dismissed terrorism and other charges against 24 leaders of an extended street protest in 2010 that saw key areas of central Bangkok closed off and random violence that was ended by military [...]

Fredo, China & Russia protests, Trump’s polls, and Amazon

Home Elections Fredo, China & Russia protests, Trump’s polls, and Amazon In today’s UnPresidented podcast, we discuss Trump’s bigoted attack on CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, the popular uprisings in Hong Kong and Moscow, the latest polls [...]

Hong Kong Airport Suspends Check-Ins in 2nd Day of Disruptive Protests

HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s airport suspended check-ins for a second straight day on Tuesday as protesters again disrupted its operations, hours after the city’s embattled leader pleaded for order amid escalating chaos. Hundreds of [...]

Protests Put Hong Kong on Collision Course with China’s Communist Party

HONG KONG — As anti-government demonstrations escalate in Hong Kong, each side is staking out increasingly polarized positions, making it difficult to find a path to compromise between the protesters and China’s ruling Communist [...]

The Latest: Cathay chief warns employees over HK protests

HONG KONG (AP) – The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 7 p.m. Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei says the crackdown on demonstrations in Hong Kong has become more brutal since U.S. President Donald Trump characterized [...]

Romania: Thousands take part in anti-government protests

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) – Thousands of people took part in anti-government protests in Romania, with the largest rally taking place outside government headquarters in Bucharest. The events on Saturday were held on the anniversary of anti-corruption [...]

Modi Defends Revoking Kashmir’s Statehood as Protests Flare

NEW DELHI — India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, addressed the nation Thursday night for the first time about his government’s unilateral decision to revoke Kashmir’s autonomy, speaking against a backdrop of rising protests, [...]

Putin’s Uncertain Future Shadows a Crackdown on Moscow Protests

MOSCOW — Last weekend, while the police in Moscow forcibly rounded up more than 1,000 anti-Kremlin protesters, the largest such mass detention in years, President Vladimir V. Putin was out on the Baltic Sea, sinking beneath the waves in [...]